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Mon 6 Jul 2020

-2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

premium_icon -2.1C! Icy blast sends a chill through southeast

Southeast Queensland has woken to a freezing start to the week, with temperatures as low as -2.1C in places.

Help feed a family in need by donating to our appeal

Help feed a family in need by donating to our appeal

Feed Appeal chief executive Katherine Gokavi-Whaley says the 2020 appeal had received double last year’s number of rural grant applications.

HORRIFYING: Children forced to stop dad’s attack on mum

premium_icon HORRIFYING: Children forced to stop dad’s attack on mum

THE woman told police she thought her husband of 20 years was going to kill her.

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

Heartbreaking diagnosis for AFL star’s son

AFL legend Gary Ablett has revealed his decision to leave his wife and son for an extended period despite a confronting diagnosis.

Broncos boss at mercy of board as crisis worsens

premium_icon Broncos boss at mercy of board as crisis worsens

Embattled coach Anthony Seibold isn’t the only high-ranking Brisbane Broncos official looking over his shoulder following the club’s horror form slump.

Why TikTok app could be banned in Australia

premium_icon Why TikTok app could be banned in Australia

Popular video app TikTok is used by more than 1.6 million Australians including Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but tech experts have raised concerns.

Sun 5 Jul 2020

Ablett reveals son’s health battle

premium_icon Ablett reveals son’s health battle

Geelong champion Gary Ablett has revealed his son Levi has been diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease.

Little battler is literally a boy in blue

premium_icon Little battler is literally a boy in blue

A terminally ill six-year-old boy has been granted his wish with honorary admission to the Queensland Police Service.

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

Traveller slams hotel quaratine as unsafe

A traveller has spoken out from inside one of Melbourne’s quarantine hotels, revealing the situation has now become even worse.

‘Team of 5 million’ turn on Ardern

‘Team of 5 million’ turn on Ardern

It’s been a testing few weeks for Jacinda Ardern. Political watchers say there is one big risk and if she fails that “all bets are off”.

Two cousins among three dead in boat tragedy

premium_icon Two cousins among three dead in boat tragedy

Three regular fishing friends are dead and a report is being prepared for the coroner after a boat crashed into rocks off La Perouse. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

premium_icon ‘Mind control’ theory as Facebook misinformation worsens

Social media platforms are being urged to clamp down on dangerous misinformation around the coronavirus as thousands of Victorians refuse vital tests.

Guy Sebastian: ‘Cop put gun to my head’

Guy Sebastian: ‘Cop put gun to my head’

Guy Sebastian says he was looking for a stolen car when he had a gun pressed into his forehead during a terrifying incident in the US.

Secret Big Brother crisis talks revealed

Secret Big Brother crisis talks revealed

As the world outside dealt with a global pandemic, Big Brother housemates were given a series of increasingly chilling off-camera updates.

Bloody turf war: Why gang boss stabbed his rival in jail

premium_icon Bloody turf war: Why gang boss stabbed his rival in jail

Two of Supermax prison’s most feared inmates used to be allies and had reached the point where authorities allowed them to meet - then things turned bloody.

‘Clear failure’: Truth about Victoria's virus clusters

‘Clear failure’: Truth about Victoria's virus clusters

Melbourne’s brutal virus spike has been driven by several clusters of infection - and there’s one reason why more flare-ups are “inevitable”.

Parents hit out at tributes to man who allegedly abused son

premium_icon Parents hit out at tributes to man who allegedly abused son

The parents of a teen are furious their son won’t get his day in court after the man charged with sexually abusing him while a trusted coach, took his own life.

Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

premium_icon Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

A woman in NSW’s west has been reunited with her mother’s World War II diary after it was found on the floor of a supermarket.

Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

premium_icon Daughter refuses to back down as mum battles rare cancer

A Sunshine Coast woman has raised thousands of dollars for her mother, who’s facing a terrifying battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer.

NSW and Victoria record new coronavirus cases

NSW and Victoria record new coronavirus cases

Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases overnight as community transmissions continue to increase while NSW has recorded 14.

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